In the director's cut, the viewer gets enough information about Luthor's master plan to generate some genuine suspense. Nice to see how it was done. The idea of him being a completely mindless pawn of Lex Luthor was terrible. I remember thinking when I first heard about it, that the idea of Batman taking on Superman seemed a little ridiculous, for obvious reasons. This recording has wide dynamic range and boasts superlative clarity and high level detail.
. Gal Gadot is a revelation as Wonder Woman. Explosions and building collapses are almost painfully real. You may or may not like Jesse Eisenberg's take on Lex Luthor, but I didn't find it nearly as distracting as some. Close ups reveal oodles of fine detail and abounding textures. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. The film understandably focuses more on its new Batman, but it barely gives Superman time to talk in the opening hour.
I think that it complimented the source material and made for an entertaining and invigorating listening experience. I noticed a small amount of ghosting, but the 3D presentation does offer extended depth and immersion for fans of the format. I am getting sick of the lighthearted Marvel genre and vastly prefer Nolan's serious tone, so I assume I will like this one. Thus far its seems Sucker Punch was his best effort I sincerely hope you prove me wrong Zack. Why was narrative coherence sacrificed while other scenes were retained that not only fail to advance the plot, but also add to the overall confusion? Yes, it happens and certainly works well in this story, but it is far from the main action beat or narrative high point. More importantly, the African events now build logically into the fateful Congressional hearing convened by Sen. With his immense power, Superman, unchecked, is a threat more than a hero.
Conversely, a release finished on a 4K Digital Intermediate isn't a guarantee that it will be heads and shoulders above the rest. As a result, when Lois realizes later in the film how she and Superman were set up, her light-bulb moment now makes sense. The lead performances are all good, even when the script lets the actors down somewhat. The extended cut is not presented in 3D, only the theatrical version. It would have jettisoned all of the Justice League distractions to focus on Luthor's scheme to set Batman and Superman at each other's throats, and it would have concluded with the foiling of his plot and the rescue of his hostage.
Similarly, even though the movie includes a few more light-hearted moments especially from Perry White and Alfred as well as more background to justify the dour tone and explain why the characters are so joyless at times, the Ultimate Edition doesn't fundamentally change how the characters are portrayed or how Snyder approached this story. Totally absent are edge halos, aliasing, banding or digital scrubbing. I would've liked it so much better. In the most basic sense, Batman V Superman doesn't just add back in key details to the plot, it also includes a number of extended scenes and subplots that even in the most subtle instances allow the audience to linger on interesting conversations longer than before while also clarifying entire story beats that, originally, made characters look stupid, careless, or downright unheroic. You can also get an instant mobile notification with our iPhone- or Android app. My son hates Superman, but I like him. Wayne witnesses an apocalyptic future with allusions to Darkseid and Apokolips, and receives a warning from the Flash Ezra Miller about Superman and Lane.
June Finch Holly Hunter , which turns out to be the second phase in Luthor's scheme to destroy both Superman and his reputation. We went 3 stars on the film but with these extensive extras to enjoy, we go 4 on the set. In the theatrical cut, shooting erupted wildly, without any sense of who was doing what to whom, stranding the viewer in narrative incoherence at a critical point where the master plan of arch-villain Lex Luthor Jesse Eisenberg is beginning to unfold. This shouldn't be strictly construed to mean that such up-converted images won't look noticeably better than their 1080p counterparts. Warner's Blu-ray presentation should satisfy fans, as well as providing an effective introduction to the world of BvS for those seeking to learn what all the fuss is about. The extended cut sees Kent exploring a tenement building to get real opinions on Batman.
Much of the action is set at night and in dark interiors like the Batcave, with deep black shadows where detail is often still visible and where it isn't, it's not supposed to be. He's got the right demeanor, he plays the mask of the bumbling billionaire well, and the physically imposing guy in the batsuit who wins at all costs even better. Bruce Wayne has gotta find out. There are several superhero movies in my catalog that are not the best and have only been watched once so I am willing to take the risk lol! It still works if you're not, but parts of it may be a bit confusing. I am easily entertained, but I agree with Ralph that the entire premise was massively flawed. Having seen Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice theatrically I found this rendering to faithfully mimic that presentation. Ben Affleck makes for a formidable new Batman, Gal Gadot is a promising Wonder Woman, and Jesse Eisenberg's queasy Lex Luthor steals many scenes.
Clarity and range are excellent, and there is not a hint of distortion to be heard. In the scene where Batman's jet departs the warehouse after his encounter with the group holding Martha Kent hostage, the sound of the jet flying overhead moves from the front of the room, toward the rear and then circling behind before heading off into the distance. Surprises me to say this. The battle begins Heroes in Conflict After the war waged against General Zod in the film , Metropolis is wrecked. Close-ups reveal intimate details of Superman and Batman's costumes; the grit, dirt and lines on their faces; and all the intricate props and sets dreamed up by the production designers. Verified purchase: Yes Condition: New.